Tools | Measurement Equipment | Feb 22, 2018

Gigahertz-Optik Introduces the CSS-45 – Remote Spectral Detector

Gigahertz-Optik Introduces the CSS-45 – Remote Spectral Detector The CSS-45 detector incorporates a powerful microprocessor which performs not only data acquisition but also all necessary lighting calculations. Both USB 2.0 and RS 485 interfaces are standard enabling the flexible configuration of single and multi-detector based systems. An optional software development kit supports integration into third party application software. Read more »

Tools | Manufacturing | Test Equipments | Feb 01, 2018

LaserVision-LED Inspection System with Reel-to-reel Option

LaserVision-LED Inspection System with Reel-to-reel Option Prüftechnik Schneider & Koch Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH is further expanding the LED inspection range for their LaserVision LED. The Bremen-based AOI specialist is presenting a reel-to-reel option to the professional public for the first time at the Light & Building trade fair, which will open its doors in Frankfurt am Main in March. The AOI and LED testing of rolled LED ribbons is thus possible. Read more »

Tools | Software | Simulation Tools | Dec 13, 2017

Lambda Research Announces TracePro® 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility Release 2018

Lambda Research Announces TracePro® 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility Release 2018 Lambda Research Corporation, a leading designer and publisher of illumination and optical design software, announces the release of TracePro 7.8.3 and the Early Visibility release of its flagship TracePro software. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Measurement Equipment | Calibration Tools | Dec 05, 2017

LED Calibration Standards in the ACS Series

LED Calibration Standards in the ACS Series The LED calibration standards in the Instrument Systems ACS series allow you to easily and reliably check the accuracy of photometric devices supplied by Instrument Systems, and recalibrate the photometric value (e.g. averaged luminous intensity, luminous flux or luminance) as necessary. Read more »

Tools | Measurement Equipment | Software | Oct 30, 2017

GL Spectrosoft Light Measurement Software Supports the New Color Fidelity Index Rf

GL Spectrosoft Light Measurement Software Supports the New Color Fidelity Index Rf GL Optic has upgraded its software GL Spectrosoft Pro to meet the latest requirements of the international CIE (International Commission on Illumination). The number of reference colors used to calculate the Ra value has been increased from 8 to 99 reference colors to calculate the new Rf value. All LED products can be compared objectively in terms of color rendering quality. The new software can be used with all products of GL Optic. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Measurement Equipment | Goniophotometers | Oct 30, 2017

LEDGON-100 Determines Spatial Radiation Patterns from LEDs

LEDGON-100 Determines Spatial Radiation Patterns from LEDs Instrument Systems offers a full range of goniophotometers for analyzing angle-dependent optical parameters of LED and SSL products. This covers the entire value chain from single packaged LEDs through LED modules and light engines to large SSL lamps and luminaires. Read more »

Featured | Tools | Measurement Equipment | Imaging Colorimeter | Jul 28, 2017

Lab Specs Meet Production Speed: Instrument Systems Spectrally Enhanced Imaging Colorimeter LumiTop 2700

Lab Specs Meet Production Speed: Instrument Systems Spectrally Enhanced Imaging Colorimeter LumiTop 2700 The newly-developed LumiTop 2700 imaging colorimeter from Instrument Systems guarantees fast characterization of displays at unprecedented high precision. As a 3-in-1 system it combines an RGB camera and flicker-diode with a high-end spectroradiometer of the CAS series. Read more »

Tools | Measurement Equipment | Spectroradiometer | Jul 17, 2017

Easy Color Measurement - SphereOptics Presents New Spectraval 1511 from JETI

Easy Color Measurement - SphereOptics Presents New Spectraval 1511 from JETI SphereOptics presents the new Spectraval 1511 from JETI, a very compact spectroradiometer for the visible wavelength range from 380 nm to 780 nm. The field of view of 2° can be marked by a red laser target to find the exact position of the measured spot. A further highlight is the mechanical shutter for dark signal compensation. The spectroradiometer is powered by an internal battery, but can also be operated via USB. Read more »

Tools | Measurement Equipment | UV | Jun 22, 2017

Instrument Systems Presents New Product Portfolio for UV Measurement

Instrument Systems Presents New Product Portfolio for UV Measurement Instrument Systems’ new UV measurement solution consists of a spectroradiometer from the proven CAS series as well as a series of integrating spheres specifically designed for UV sources. It measures samples with various radiation spectra in the UV-A, UV-B and UV-C range starting at 200 nm. Read more »

Measurement Equipment | Spectroradiometer | May 15, 2017

The New Reference Instrument for Spectral Measurement: CAS 140D

The New Reference Instrument for Spectral Measurement: CAS 140D The spectro-radiometer CAS 140D combines all advantages of the proven CAS 140CT in terms of measurement accuracy and reliability with technical optimizations to enhance repeatability and stability. It is suitable both in production and as a reference instrument in the lab. Read more »

Tools | Measurement Equipment | Apr 03, 2017

New GL SPECTIS 1.0 Touch FLICKER Spectrometer Captures Flicker Measurements

New GL SPECTIS 1.0 Touch FLICKER Spectrometer Captures Flicker Measurements With new LED lighting applications, the problem of flicker in slow-motion video has resurfaced. There was a time when this was a very common phenomenon with fluorescent lighting, but as technical improvements were made to the ballasts, the problem was largely eliminated. Today the main source of such flicker is LED lighting with particular drivers supplying power to the lights. At sports facilities, having optimal illumination and minimal flicker in the lights are important factors to consider when installing LED lighting. The lighting at FC Chelsea's famous Stamford Bridge stadium (Fulham, London, England) was recently replaced with LED lighting that creates unique illumination effects and dazzeling light displays. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipments | Mar 24, 2017

Instrument Systems Expands Series of Calibration Standards

Instrument Systems Expands Series of Calibration Standards Instrument Systems unveils a new calibration standard of the ACS-570 series. Together with the PSU 10 controller, the Munich-based manufacturer of light measurement technology offers its own all-in-one solution for the calibration of luminous flux and luminous intensity of measurement systems. Read more »

Components | Test Equipments | Software | Mar 15, 2017

Smart Street Lighting Products Getting Ready for Global Standard

Smart Street Lighting Products Getting Ready for Global Standard The TALQ Consortium, developers of the global standard interface for smart outdoor lighting networks, have just released the formal beta version of the entire TALQ Test Suite for its members. With this test tool companies can now start testing their smart lighting solutions for multi-vendor interoperability. The Test Suite will allow first products to be TALQ certified later this year – ensuring interoperability without the expense and delay of plug fests. Furthermore the tool enables the Consortium to work on extending the TALQ Standard to other smart city applications. Read more »

Tools | Test Equipments | Feb 01, 2017

Ophir® Expands Series of Precisely Calibrated Integrating Spheres

Ophir® Expands Series of Precisely Calibrated Integrating Spheres MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announces new additions to the Ophir® Integrating Sphere series of products. Designed for measuring divergent and collimated light sources, such as laser diodes and LEDs, the Ophir Integrating Spheres are integrating sphere and photodiode sensor systems for measuring the optical power of divergent, narrowband light sources. The series includes three precisely calibrated spheres that measure powers from 20 nW to as high as 30 W. Read more »

Products | Test Equipments | Jan 13, 2017

Labsphere Launches Type D Benchtop Goniospectrometer

Labsphere Launches Type D Benchtop Goniospectrometer Labsphere, Inc. has released its newest light metrology solution, a full feature Type D Goniospectrometer that fits securely on a lab bench. Labsphere provides innovative solutions for a wide range of applications including LED/SSL lighting, remote sensing, imager/consumer camera, automotive, defense and security, health and biomedical optics to both Production and Research environments. Read more »

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GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module

GRE Alpha Introduces ENO-DIM EnOcean Wireless Dimming Module GRE Alpha announced the release of its cutting-edge ENO-DIM dimming module with integrated EnOcean technology. The spring-loaded terminal simplifies installation and is compatible with any EnOcean-enabled wireless switch. With the ready to install dimming module, it's just plug and play. The ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects

LiFi - What It Is, How It Works, What It Provides, How to Apply, and Its Future Prospects The acronym LiFi (Light Fidelity) was born at the beginning of the 2010s. Its name derives from the very well-known WiFi (Wireless Fidelity). The term VLC (Visible Light Communication) is used in the restricted instances of visible light. Mr. Luc Chassage who works for Oledcomm and the Versailles ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting

High Conductive Foils Enabling Large Area Lighting Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP as one of the leading partners for research and development for surface technologies and organic electronics and Sefar AG, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics from monofilaments, developed a roll-to-roll ... Read more »

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